Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140526
Uptime6.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$188
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
50.6% Above average
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 71.9
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 249
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 300
MC Mixed 351
51% 337 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2959) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 114
36% 108 fps
MRender 75.8
Gravity 102
Splatting 78.9
37% 85.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS1754D117-514 480GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 375
Write 392
Mixed 262
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 32.3
110% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 176
146% 210 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 97%
PNY CS1311 480GB-$110
104GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 396 131 174 178 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 494
Write 442
Mixed 369
SusWrite 240
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 34.7
121% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 178
155% 232 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
274GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 131 128 129 128 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 125
Write 124
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 128
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
1GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 29.5
Write 30
Mixed 27
37% 28.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 12,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $337
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